The first satellite created in Moldova was sent into space

The first satellite created in the Republic of Moldova, “TUMnanoSAT”, was launched into space by astronauts from the International Space Station. This was done as part of the international KiboCUBE program. The Technical University of Moldova (TUM), where this satellite was created, was selected to participate in this program by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency … Read more

Scientists have discovered the most distant and ancient star – it is almost the same age as the universe

March 31, 2022 Sign up for our “Context” newsletter: it will help you understand the events. Photographer, NASA Caption, This little cloudy dot in the picture is the mysterious Arendel Almost 13 billion light years is an astonishing distance even for a telescope as sharp as Hubble. Usually, at such a distance, its optics can … Read more

Alien life: why scientists are interested in binary stars | Scientific discoveries and technological innovations from Germany | DW

Almost half of all stars in our galaxy belong to binary systems. So the famous Star Wars moments, when they show a double sunrise or sunset on Tatooine — the fictional planet where the galaxy’s greatest heroes Anakin and Luke Skywalker grew up — aren’t that great. Planetary systems of two gravitationally bound stars orbiting … Read more

Children from socially disadvantaged families will be able to study in elite schools

The Minister of Education, by his order dated August 5, 2022, changed the rules for admission to training in educational organizations that implement general curricula for elementary, primary and secondary education. Photo: 15:55 11.08.2022 The changes affected admission to specialized educational organizations, where gifted children study and receive an elite education. According to, … Read more

Gravitational lensing reveals dark matter 12 billion years old – New Scientist

Japanese scientists have mapped the distribution of dark matter in galaxies for about 12 billion years. To do this, scientists used gravitational lensing and cosmic microwave background radiation. We have “lost” about 85 percent of the universe. With our measuring instruments, we can only observe 15 percent of all material. The rest is invisible because … Read more

“Cosmonautics Day” in kindergarten in Ordzhonikidzevsky district

Preschool department of Ordzhonikidzevsky district 2021-04-12 923 April 12 is World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day and International Day of Human Space Flight. On the eve of this date, “Cosmonautics Week” was held at MBDOU Kindergarten No. 5. Students got acquainted with astronauts, the first manned flight into space. A thematic exhibition on the theme “Space … Read more

UEC on Cosmonautics Day held a live broadcast from the rocket engine workshop

On Cosmonautics Day, specialists from UEC-Kuznetsov, the Samara company of Rostec United Engine Corporation, conducted an online lesson for schoolchildren. In the air, the designer, technologist and assembler of rocket engines spoke about the profession of an engine builder, showed unique video footage of the production. The shipment was made directly from the rocket engine … Read more

I want to fly into space. What to do? — Future on

A short guide to action. {“id”:49704,”type”:”num”,”link”:””,” gtm”:””,”prevCount”:null,”count”:36,”isAuthorized”:false} {“id”:49704,”type”:1,”typeStr”:”content”,”showTitle”:false,”initialState”:{“isActive”:false},”gtm”:””} {“id”:49704,”gtm”:null} 31,437 views With the development of science, our possibilities expand. What 20 years ago seemed to be something very far away (for example, a flight into space for a “mere mortal”, not an astronaut), is becoming a reality today. And in a few decades it will … Read more

Blue Origin doesn’t consider Branson’s spaceflight to be Jeff Bezos

Tomorrow, the first conditionally touristic suborbital flight of the “space” aircraft SpaceShipTwo of the British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic company will take place. The day before in Twitter Blue Origin by another billionaire – Jeff Bezos (Jeff Bezos) – there was a message that the spacecraft Virgin Galactic did not recognize the flight. According … Read more